Suzanne DiMaggio is a director and senior fellow at New America. She has a special interest in the role of policy dialogue with countries that the United States has limited or no official relations, especially Iran and North Korea. She directs the U.S.-Iran Initiative and a U.S.-DPRK dialogue that has included several visits to North Korea, most recently in February 2017. As part of that process, she facilitated the first official discussions between the Trump administration and North Korean government representatives in Oslo in May 2017.

Before joining New America, DiMaggio was the vice president of global policy programs at the Asia Society (2007-2014). Prior to that she was the Vice president of policy programs at the United Nations Association of the USA (1998-2007). Before joining UNA-USA, she was a program officer at the United Nations University (1993-1998).

She holds a B.A. from New York University and an M.A. from The City College of New York.